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Relationships between academic institutions and biotechnology companies create conflicts of interest that undermine the goals of academic medicine and harm the public.
Institutional reform is no match for pervasive structural inequality.
Michelle Obama’s new book reduces racial inequality to a matter of psychological impairment that can be overcome through grit and grin.
The university is not an engine of social transformation. Activism is.
The University of Virginia has long been a bastion of white supremacy and white supremacy–validating scholarship.
A judge has ruled in favor of Harvard in a high-profile case about affirmative action. The deeper problem is the presumption that elitism could ever be democratized.
Astra Taylor talks with Rutgers faculty union president Todd Wolfson about organizing academic communities in the age of COVID-19.
How faculty retirement policies shape racial and gender diversity on campus.
Two new books take aim at the moral failures of meritocracy. But we can advocate for a more just society without giving up on merit.
When higher education is a prerequisite for getting a job that pays better than minimum wage, we cannot stop until it is free and accessible to all. The good news is we have done this once before.
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